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Lot 50

Property from the collection of Martin Lovett

A cello scroll by Giovanni Floriano Guidantus

(fl Bologna, 1685-c1740)

Bologna, early 18th century

This scroll was attached to the Cholmondeley Stradivari cello of circa 1698 when it was sold to Martin Lovett at Sotheby's in June 1988 for a record £682,000. The scroll can be seen in the photos in Sotheby's catalogue and in Herbert Goodkind's Iconography of Antonio Stradivari. Lovett subsequently fo... read more

Lot 50

Property from the collection of Martin Lovett

A cello scroll by Giovanni Floriano Guidantus

(fl Bologna, 1685-c1740)

Bologna, early 18th century

This scroll was attached to the Cholmondeley Stradivari cello of circa 1698 when it was sold to Martin Lovett at Sotheby's in June 1988 for a record £682,000. The scroll can be seen in the photos in Sotheby's catalogue and in Herbert Goodkind's Iconography of Antonio Stradivari. Lovett subsequently found an original Stradivari scroll for the cello, and the Guidantus scroll was removed.

£8,000-12,000

GBP£8,000.00 - £12,000.00
EUR€9,440.00 - €14,160.00
AUD$14,800.00 - $22,200.00
JPY¥1,255,680.00 - ¥1,883,520.00
KRW₩13,039,360.00 - ₩19,559,040.00
CHFCHF10,160.00 - CHF15,240.00
USD$10,960.00 - $16,440.00

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    GBP£8,000.00 - £12,000.00
    EUR€9,440.00 - €14,160.00
    AUD$14,800.00 - $22,200.00
    JPY¥1,255,680.00 - ¥1,883,520.00
    KRW₩13,039,360.00 - ₩19,559,040.00
    CHFCHF10,160.00 - CHF15,240.00
    USD$10,960.00 - $16,440.00